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Profile: Kira Radinsky, the Prophet of the Web
IEEE Spectrum, 20 hours ago
Using machine intelligence and data mining, this entrepreneur can make predictions about future events
Full HD Voice Will Soon Give Your Phone an Audio Upgrade
IEEE Spectrum, 20 hours ago
Powerful algorithms will yield perfectly clear calls
The Hidden Risks in Nail Polish
health, 20 hours ago
The desire for beautiful nails has fueled an entire nail salon industry that's growing rapidly, yet, the recent articles from the New York Times exposed an industry that's left workers struggling both with unlivable wages and with damaged health.
Rehab Exoskeleton is First of Its Kind (Video)
technology, 20 hours ago
Exoskeletons aren''t only for combat - they have potential to help patients recovering from stroke.
In Images: The Bronze Age Burial of a Cultic Priestess
history, 20 hours ago
A woman who died 3,400-years ago and was buried in Denmark may have actually hailed from southern Germany, an analysis of her hair and teeth reveals.
Remains of Bronze-Age Cultic Priestess Hold Surprise
history, 20 hours ago
A high-status teenager who was buried 3,400 years ago in Denmark may have originally come from southern Germany, new research suggests.
Photos: Top 10 New Species
animals, 20 hours ago
A fierce, feathery dinosaur, a parasitic plant and a creepily maternal wasp are among the top 10 species described in 2014.
Cartwheeling Spider, Corpse-Hoarding Wasp Among Bizarre New Species
animals, 20 hours ago
A morbidly maternal wasp, a crop-circle-creating pufferfish and an acrobatic arachnid are among the bizarre and awe-inspiring new species named in 2014, according to a new ranking.
Best Pedometers 2015 - Devices for Fitness Motivation
technology, 20 hours ago
We recently reviewed nearly two dozen fitness trackers, sports watches, pedometers and smartphone apps to find the best devices for counting steps.
10,000 Year-Old Polar Ice Melt Will Raise Sea Levels | Video
environment, 20 hours ago
By the end of the decade, Antarctica's Larsen B Ice Shelf will disintegrate. That "conclusion is inescapable" according to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists participating in Operation IceBridge.
She Sucks Up Bugs To Study Genetics | Video
animals, 20 hours ago
Graduate Research Fellow, and US Navy Veteran, Amy Battocletti captures insects in the salt marsh regions of Atlantic City, NJ. to research the impact of genetic variation within plant species in marine ecosystems.
Sudden Ice Loss in Antarctic Peninsula Measured | Video
environment, 20 hours ago
In 2009, several glaciers in the southern Antarctic Peninsula began shrinking at a dramatically accelerated rate, losing as much as 13 feet (4 m) of ice each year, according to a study in the journal Science.
Ancient Wolf DNA Could Solve Dog Origin Mystery
animals, 20 hours ago
The genome of 35,000-year-old wolf rib from Siberia suggests huskies carry ancient wolf DNA.
425-Million-Year-Old ''Tongue Worm'' Fossilized Mid-Invasion
animals, 20 hours ago
About 425 million years ago, a sneaky wormlike parasite invaded a crustacean before the two were fossilized together in the limestone of modern-day England, a new study finds.
''Thunder God'' Plant Could Help with Weight Loss
health, 20 hours ago
A plant used in traditional Chinese medicine may help with weight loss, early results from animal studies suggest.
Underwater Breath-Holding Games Can Be Deadly
health, 20 hours ago
Signs at public pools that discourage breath-holding competitions could save lives, according to a new report.
Photos: The 10 Best US Beaches to Visit
environment, 20 hours ago
Sun, surf and squeaky sand are on the docket at America''s best beaches. This year''s top 10 span from Hawaii to Florida, with some love for California, Massachusetts and the Carolinas as well. Read on, and dream of your next summer vacation.
Best Beach of 2015 Is Off the Beaten Path
environment, 20 hours ago
Natural beauty, ample amenities and tempting turquoise waters send one Hawaiian beach to the top of the rankings.
Tetraplegic Patient Controls Robotic Limb With Brain | Video
health, 20 hours ago
Micro electrodes implanted in the posterior parietal cortex of "Patient EGS" gave "stop and go" commands to a computer, which translated them into control inputs for a prototype tele-operated arm.
In Images: The Menagerie of Tiny Alienlike Creatures Under the Sea
environment, 20 hours ago
The oceans are teeming with a hidden web of organisms that may connect tiny bacteria and viruses to larger food webs, new research shows.